The Coastal Bend College Dental Hygiene program has been granted the accreditation status of approval by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) based on the 2019 program review and subsequent follow-up program change reviews. The next program site visit by the Commission is scheduled to occur in 2027. 


    Comments must be received by the Commission no later than sixty (60) days prior to the site visit. Signed or unsigned comments will be accepted, and names and/or signatures will be removed prior to the comments forwarded to the Program. Comments must pertain only to the educational standards or policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process.   


    A copy of the Dental Hygiene Educational Standards, the Commission’s policies and procedures used in the accreditation process, and the policy on complaints/third party comments are available for review on the CODA website. /or the Commission’s policy on third-party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, or by calling 1/800-621-8099, extension 4653.